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Page Too Report for 08/01/2018

Skrillex Joined By Yoshiki At Fuji Rock Festival

(Prime) This past Saturday, July 28, Yoshiki made a surprise appearance on stage with DJ and producer Skrillex at one of Japan's biggest outdoor music events, Fuji Rock Festival '18, held at Naeba Ski Resort in Niigata, Japan.

The 40,000 fans at the main stage were shocked by Yoshiki's arrival, but soon began cheering and shouting for the unexpected collaboration between two globally famous artists.

As Skrillex played a special mix he created for Yoshiki, Yoshiki began to perform X Japan's "Endless Rain" on a crystal piano. At the otherworldly intro, loud cheers shook the venue, and the voices of tens of thousands of fans sang the song's famous chorus while YOSHIKI played accompanied by Skrillex's guitar.

Watch the video of the Yoshiki and Skrillex performance here.

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Phish Radio Coming This Friday

(Scoop) Phish will be launching their exclusive limited-run SiriusXM channel, Phish Radio, on Friday, August 3 on Jam On, channel 29. We were sent the following details:

The channel will launch with a live concert broadcast from Atlanta, and a special program hosted by front-man Trey Anastasio called, "Ask Trey," where Anastasio will answer questions submitted to SiriusXM by Phish fans all across North America.

Phish Radio will play music from the band's extensive career, including their vast live catalog, studio tracks, unreleased demos, musical influences, and feature exclusive commentary from all band members. On August 16 the channel will be re-named The Bunny and be the exclusive broadcaster of "Curveball," the band's sold-out festival.

This year's "Curveball" is the band's 11th festival and will take place from August 17 through August 19 in Watkins Glen, NY. SiriusXM will broadcast seven live sets from "Curveball."

"We're excited to team up with SiriusXM to give Phish fans what they've been asking for: more Phish!" said Phish drummer Jon Fishman.
SiriusXM's Phish Radio begins on Friday, August 3 at noon ET via satellite on channel 29 and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at

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alt-J And Pusha T Release 'In Cold Blood' Video

(BH) alt-J have released a music video for their track "In Cold Blood" which features rap star Pusha T, who also stars in the Osean directed clip. It comes from the group's REDUXER album.

"Pusha and alt-J have two completely different styles and coloring them together makes for an interesting sound" explains the director Osean. "Instead of representing the 2 more so as a person to person, I decided to represent them as more person to experience, or person to land.

"The way Pusha is acting in the video is the same way I feel he acted in the song. He flows through the song as his experience in someone else's world trying to find his place. And so in the video during the alt-J part, I wanted Pusha to basically experience alt-J the experience. " Watch it here.

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Aisles Release Live from Estudio del Sur EP

(Glass Onyon) Chilean prog ensemble Aisles have released a new live EP called "Live from Estudio del Sur". The mini-album is available on CD and digital platforms.

The EP was recorded at Estudio del Sur, and includes newly done versions of the songs "Clouds Motion", "Shallow and Daft", "Still Alive" and "Club Hawaii".

Germán Vergara, guitarist, describes it as "a blend between some of earliest and some of our newest compositions, all in the same set, with the current Aisles sound. 'Clouds Motion' is one of the first songs we recorded as a band. We also made a new version of 'Shallow and Daft, where we invited the singer Catalina Blanco from the band Téfiret. The last two tracks, 'Still Alive' and 'Club Hawaii', capture the hopeless atmosphere of our concept album 'Hawaii' and reflect what the band is doing nowadays. People will like the sound on the EP as the songs feel more organic and heavier that on the albums."

Also, these songs were a series of live sessions filmed by director Bernardo Quesney, who has also worked with Chilean artists Gepe, Javiera Mena and Colombina Parra, among others. Watch the performance of "Clouds Motion" here.

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3OH!3 and Emo Nite LA Announce The WANT House Party Tour

(BPM) 3OH!3 and Emo Nite LA have announced The WANT House Party Tour will be taking place this Fall across the U.S. and will feature support from special guest lil aaron.

We were sent the following details: These shows are going to be an actual house party. Fans are going to be able to be a part of each night without the typical constraints of set times and with an opportunity to really interact and connect with artists, just as if you were throwing this party in your own living room.

Nathaniel Motte and Sean Foreman of 3OH!3 had this to say, "We want to include people from different backgrounds, walks of life and foster an environment that breaks down the barrier between the artist and fans.

"We want to be able to throw a party, celebrating 10 years of WANT and bring the unique energy of Emo Nite along with the energy we have always had." See the dates here.

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Robert Townsend's Making The Five Heartbeats Movie Theater Event

(Scoop) Robert Townsend's new documentary Making The Five Heartbeats is set to hit movie theaters for a special screening later this month. We were sent the following details:

In 1990, actor, comedian, writer and director, Robert Townsend, went against every obstacle in Hollywood, relying on his faith, street smarts, and tenacity to bring his passion project, 1991's "The Five Heartbeats," to big screens.

The Motown-flavored story of the rise and fall of an African-American vocal group in the '60s, the musical drama is the subject of Townsend's documentary, "Making The Five Heartbeats."

"Making The Five Heartbeats" is told through behind-the-scenes footage and personal stories with the five stars of the film (Townsend, Michael Wright, Harry J Lennix, Leon Robinson, Tico Wells), plus co-writer Keenen Ivory Wayans, and the film's bad guy you love to hate, "Big Red" (Hawthorne James). In addition to the documentary, attendees will view an exclusive welcome from Townsend.

Fathom Events presents "Making The Five Heartbeats" in nearly 500 movie theaters on Monday, August 27 at 7 p.m. local time. Tickets for the "Making The Five Heartbeats" can be purchased online by visiting

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